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About us

The Downtown Yonge BIA is a not-for-profit organization. Learn more about who we are here.


Is your business located in Downtown Yonge? Find all our member resources here.

Latest news & updates

Artist Call Out – April 2024

We're looking for artists for "Spring in the City"!

Member Newsletter

A new bi-annual newsletter showcasing what the DYBIA has been up to.

New Trainings for Members

New webinars and trainings available to Downtown Yonge BIA members.

Drop-In Resource Booklet – Winter/Spring 2024

A resource to help those in need. This booklet is updated twice a year: Once for the Summer/Fall seasons and once for the Winter/Spring seasons, with a full list of drop-in programs within a ~2km radius of Yonge and Dundas.

Strategic Plan 2023 – 2028

The Downtown Yonge BIA is excited to launch a new strategic plan, one that outlines the priorities, actions, and ambitions for the organization over the next five years.

Check out what’s coming up:

Yonge Street Looking North, Taken from South of Dundas. Pedestrians on sidewalk and cars on road.

Located in the heart of Toronto, the Downtown Yonge neighbourhood is a vibrant melting pot of arts and culture and history, showcasing a diverse business mix of restaurants, retail, services and more!

Member Businesses

Pedestrians Annually


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A world leading downtown neighbourhood renowned for its culture, commerce, opportunity and liveability.

The Downtown Yonge B.I.A has been working to ensure our members thrive by strengthening the culture and economy of the neighbourhood through our programs, partnerships and advocacy.


Our Values


We recognize and prioritize the challenges that are imminent & time sensitive with targeted programming and collaboration.


We recognize the need to develop partnerships that focus on addressing key challenges affecting the local area.


We represent the needs of diverse people & businesses. We convene conversations that balance these perspectives.


We are creative and forward-thinking in our approach to solving challenges, building partnerships, and developing strategies.


We focus on delivering services and solutions that are effective, measurable, and scalable.